Heritage Rose Garden , Pinjarra, Western Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 32° 37.606 E 115° 52.558
50H E 394555 N 6389530
Quick Description: A plaque commemorating the opening of a country rose garden
Location: Western Australia, Australia
Date Posted: 5/24/2014 4:15:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMKRQE
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo
Views: 8

Long Description:
The Heritage Rose Garden is unique as it is the only public garden devoted solely to roses in Western Australia. It contains an important collection of 300 heritage roses, many of which are rare, including one that dates back to 3000BC from China,and over 600 rose bushes was opened on November 4th 1984 by Sir Charles Court former Premier of Western Australia (1974 - 1982).He received the OBE for his service in the Bougainville campaign in 1945.
The memorial section within the rose garden was created in 1995 as a tribute to soldiers that risked and lost their lives fighting for their country.
The Rose Garden is part of the Pinjarra historical precinct

The Plaque reads:-
Heritage Rose Garden
Heritage Roses, W.A.
officially opened November 4th 1985
by
Sir Charles Court AK, KCMG. OBE.
Created by N Frost
By the Glory of God
What was opened/inaugurated?: Heritage Rose Garden

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Si Charles Court

Date of the opening/inauguration?: November 4th 1985

Website about the person: [Web Link]

Website about the location: Not listed

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